Electrical Wiring

Recent Electrical Wiring Topics

  • Causes of Electric Circuit Buzz or Crackle

    • If there is a loose connection somewhere in the electrical circuit will this cause the fuse box to buzz and crackle? How to Locate the Cause of Electrical Circuit Buzz or Crackle: The Most Common Problems that Cause Electrical Circuit Buzz or Crackle and What Should Be Done

  • Ground Wires and 240 Volt Circuits

    • What should I do with the ground wire on a 240volt circuit? How and Where to Connect Ground Wires on 240 Volt Circuits.

  • Installing and Testing Dusk to Dawn Light Fixtures

    • How to Install the Electrical Wiring for a Dawn Outdoor Light Fixture.

  • How To Add A Ceiling Fan With Existing Light Fixtures

    • I want the fan to work just by a pull-chain but continue to have the switch operate the remaining can lights, how can I wire this? How to Wire a Ceiling Fan with Existing Light Fixtures.

  • Electrical Wiring and Landlord Tenants Rights

    • We keep tripping a breaker and found that 7 lights and plugs all run off the GFI plug in the bath room. The apartment is about 60 years old. Is this electrical wiring normal?

  • Sump Pumps and Dedicated Circuit Outlets

    • Understanding Sump Pump Circuit Requirements – It is good to consider all the possibilities of failure that could occur and deal with them right away and put into place all the safe guards to make sure the project is done right the first time.

  • AFCI and GFCI Electrical Circuit Breakers

    • Is a AFCI and GFCI circuit breaker made as the same circuit breaker? Electric Wiring when using AFCI and GFCI Circuit Breakers, and AFCI and GFCI in the same breaker.

  • Upgrading Old Home Electrical Wiring

    • How to Upgrade Older Home Wiring: One consideration when upgrading older home electrical wiring would be to use Wiremold short box extensions and run Wiremold surface raceway electrical conduit between the devices to install the wires.

  • Switch Wiring Diagrams

    Single Switch Wiring Diagram 1
    Single Switch Wiring Diagram 2
    3 Way Switch Wiring Diagram
    4 Way Switch Wiring Diagram
    3 Way Dimmer Switches
    Wiring Diagrams for Switches